Button Sensor, SafeWander Bed-Exit Alarm Sensor System, 2015
Getting out of bed or a chair unassisted can lead to falls and injury. This small sensor, easily and securely attached to one’s clothes, detects change in body position and immediately sends an alert to the caregiver's smartphone as the person gets up, enabling a timely response to prevent falls and wandering.
It is credited
Gift of The Alzheimer's Store.
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Its dimensions are
H x diam. (sensor): 1 × 3.2 cm (3/8 × 1 1/4 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.